Infrastructure ministry hosts ceremony to commission six traffic lights in St Kitts and Nevis

Minister of Public Infrastructure Shawn Richards was joined by Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris, Akilah Byron-Nisbett, Minister of Transport, Lindsay Grant, Eugene Hamilton and staff of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure for the official commissioning ceremony.

Infrastructure ministry hosts ceremony to commission six traffic lights in St Kitts and Nevis
Infrastructure ministry hosts ceremony to commission six traffic lights in St Kitts and Nevis

St Kitts and Nevis: The Ministry of Public Infrastructure hosted a ceremony to commission six (6) additional traffic signal lights in the capital of Federation of St Kitts and Nevis- Basseterre on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. These traffic signal lights complement the traffic signal lights commissioned in 2018.

Minister of Public Infrastructure Shawn Richards was joined by Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris, Akilah Byron-Nisbett, Minister of Transport, Lindsay Grant, Eugene Hamilton and staff of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure for the official commissioning ceremony.

Further, the discussion about the recent commissioning of Phase Two of the Traffic Signal Lights will be held on the popular government radio and television programme known as – “Working For You” on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. 

The discussion will be joined by the special guests in the Federation, and these guests will be Mr Barrington Cross, Programmer for the traffic signal lights; Mr George Gilbert, Director of the Public Works Department; and Inspector Carlene Phipps of the Traffic Department of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force. 

Primer Minister Dr Hon Timothy Harris, Deputy Prime Minister Shawn K. Richards,  Eugene Hamilton, Akilah Byron-Nisbett and Lindsay Grant participated in the Commissioning of the New Traffic Lights.

The main focus of the discussion is on the rationale for the installation of traffic signal lights in and around the capital of St Kitts and Nevis Basseterre. It will also discuss the various changes to traffic laws and general education for motorists and pedestrians concerning road safety. 

The discussion on the topic called “Working for You” will be hosted by LeCroy Williams. It will offer news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity Administration. The discussion has been based on the pledge of transparency, accountability, good governance, and a fair share for all citizens of the Federation.’

Further, the programme will feature various guests such as government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials. They will provide everyone with timely, relevant and accurate information that would be related to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis.